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    Lets save Sky Thousands of pounds....

    This is a discussion on Lets save Sky Thousands of pounds.... within the Website news forums, part of the SkyUser Announcements category; by all accounts the V1 router isn't fit for purpose. Works for me...

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      Re: Lets save Sky Thousands of pounds....

      by all accounts the V1 router isn't fit for purpose.
      Works for me


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      Re: Lets save Sky Thousands of pounds....

      Quote Originally Posted by NewsreadeR View Post
      If you ordered a TV and they sent two, would you go out of your way to send the second one back? I would be tempted to stay very quiet, rather than cart it to the Post Office, free post or not.
      Yeah, but that constitutes theft, even if doesn't seem like it. You didn't have a contract of sale for the second TV, so technically it still belongs to them, and to intentionally deprive someone of their property is theft.

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      Re: Lets save Sky Thousands of pounds....

      Yeh... I agree James, however on the same side of the coin a fair few Sky customers are seemingly guilty of theft then as well. (although non intentionally because they have not sent them back)

      Ebay are making thousands in fees on these and to sell a router of any spec for a fiver just seems crazy. I bet Sky pay more than a fiver to buy them and then probably about the same to post them out.

      They could even sell a reconditioned on to Customers who are out of warranty for a tenner and double their money.

      I reckon we should open a Sky router refurbishment centre and fix this huge problem.
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      Re: Lets save Sky Thousands of pounds....

      Quote Originally Posted by James67 View Post
      Yeah, but that constitutes theft, even if doesn't seem like it. You didn't have a contract of sale for the second TV, so technically it still belongs to them, and to intentionally deprive someone of their property is theft.
      Your actually wrong James.

      If any company delivers unsolicited goods (eg you didnt order them) you legally have the right to keep them. Just do a search on google for that one.

      I'ld love to give that one a try sometime. Never had the opportunity though.

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      Re: Lets save Sky Thousands of pounds....

      My god, you're right!

      Unsolicited Goods

      Goods sent to a person who has not requested them. The person receiving the goods does not have to pay for them. After 6 months the goods become the property of the person who received them. If the receiving party contacts the sender and asks for the goods to be picked up (and they are not), the receiving party becomes the owner of the goods after 30 days. Before the receiving party becomes the owner they must look after the goods and not dispose of them.

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      Re: Lets save Sky Thousands of pounds....

      Quote Originally Posted by NewsreadeR View Post
      Yeh... I agree James, however on the same side of the coin a fair few Sky customers are seemingly guilty of theft then as well. (although non intentionally because they have not sent them back)
      Ah, but the subtle issue here is that although the customer is contractually obliged to return the item, the item doesn't become Sky's property again until it's received by them. So the customer is in breach of contract, but not guilty of theft.

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      Re: Lets save Sky Thousands of pounds....

      Also as been stated in other posts Sky are in fact breaking EU law by forcing us to use their equipment with no other options for us to use our own stuff.

      I don't think they would want to push it by taking people to court just in case a magistsrate rules against them anyways.

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      Re: Lets save Sky Thousands of pounds....

      I have just the one but even if I had two I would keep the other one as back up should I need it. Obvioulsy if Sky wanted it back then I would return it but it does amaze me that some people have a few of them.

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      Re: Lets save Sky Thousands of pounds....

      WOW - thats crazy, in a little over 20 minutes, Sky have sent out 14 that they didn't need to, or have not collected / received back.

      Even at say a 20 cost price plus vat = 23.50 x 14 = 329.00 wasted.


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      Re: Lets save Sky Thousands of pounds....

      You know the biggest issue is that Sky have no control apparently over what router they can send you ... I want a net gear router and they have told me they cannot give me what I want ??? Hmmmmmm I am paying so why can I not get what I want ? .. Seems a logic doesn't work here ... any ideas ? i would be personally very VERY happy to give back the sagem one

     

     
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